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were held for some of the adult victims who died trying to save their students. >> whenever actions led -- i am sure they are the ones responsible. >> sandy hook elementary is still closed. furniture and equipment has been moved to a nearby facility in monroe. --did before the attacka law enforcement says they have found no items that could shed light on the horrific attack. authorities say lanza his mother at their home and took her car and some of her guns to the school, where he broke in and opened fire. after all the carnage, he shot himself. from the unconscionable act, the nation's conscience has awakened with regard to how violence and mental health problems can impact person. the national rifle association broke its silence -- the nra says its members are shocked and saddened and heartbroken by the murders in newtown and they are "prepared to offer meaningful contributions to make sure this never happens again." no one knows exactly what this means, but the organization has scheduled a news conference for friday. the white house says president obama would actively support dianne
on the table. the president will be immediately notified of the senate's action and the senate will resume legislative session. mr. levin: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from michigan. order in the senate, please. the senator from michigan. mr. levin: we hope that cloture will be voted now. we've disposed of 119 amendments to this bill. i talked to the majority leader. and if we do vote cloture tonight, which of course senator mccain and i hope we will, we're still going to try to clear some additional amendments using the same process we've used up to now. and we would hope that we could clear some additional amendments right up to the time of final passage. we've asked the majority leader, hopefully we can get to final passage tomorrow at some point. the clerk: cloture motion, we the undersigned senators in accordance with the provisions of rule 22 hereby move to bring to a close debate on s. 3254 for fiscal year 2013 for military activities of the department of defense and so forth and for other purposes. signed by 18 senators. the presiding officer: by unanimous cons
night president obama promised action. >> in the coming weeks, i'll use whatever how -- power this office holds in an effort aimed at preventing more tragedies like this. >> asked specifically what he will do, there were no specifics given. >> no single action will fully address the problem. >> there are an estimated 200 (20)000-0000 plus guns in this country and unless you have a felony conviction or are mentally unstable, you can get one. >> 51% of americans favor stricter gun control laws in general and a majority say that the shooting in connecticut show problems in the country. >> a gun rights activist said it's time to rethink our laws. >> yon anybody that needs 30 round miss the clip to go hunt sglg while one republican lawmaker said if the sandy hook elementary principal had been armed, the killing could have been stopped. >> michael bloom burg has been a long time advocate for tougher gun laws. >> words alone cannot heal our nation, only action can do that. >> several democratic lawmakers said they would introduce an assault gun ban soon. >> the question is
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tes tantntestant the reality when you look at the republican actions in particular, and the republican actions are polling 20% approval and the president is polling 50% approval, but the 20% approval is about the action on the cliff and not how they play in their individual districts. so when you travel around the country, and i have been to e tea party country in arizona, et cetera, there is a huge incentive for some of the more junior members of congress to stand their ground. it doesn't have to do with the fiscal math of the country, but it has to do with the electoral math of the home districts. >> and i think that she has put the finger on the thing that we are missing when we taub abolk this, because we act as if congress governs at a body with national interests and held accountable to national constituencies, but no, if it is game theory, each one of them is facing a different payoff structure in their own home constituen constituency. >> and it is skewed. first of all the tea party a minority, but the way that the republicans control the state governmentships and the state leg
. wilson's contract will be extended until june 2014. at this point, the action of not renewing his action still stands as of december 4th. >> it is hard for me to love any entity more than i love morgan state university. >> that was morgan state president dr. david wilson in mid december at eight campus rally days after learning the board of regents would be letting his contract expired in june 2013. the vote was tied, 8-7. -- the vote was tight. they are now reconvening to hear from the public to make sure they made the right decision. toi think it's a bad idea fire the president's in the middle of a school year. it's one of those things where people are really telling us what has happened. >> alumni, state, and others packed the courtroom and cameras were not allowed to witness the testimony. they say more needed to be done. >> we need to expand more in university and i have liked and now president of many other institutions or any other educator at any level. it is more conducive working hand in hand with communities and that is where i stand in coming here today. >> congressmen elijah
for action. not -- call for action. not a cause for celebration. they are trying to make the city one of the safest in the country. >>> regarding a neighborhood surrounding johns hopkins university, the president of the college along with the mayor will be on hand to talk about recommendations to improve that area. the new plan comes after last year's homewood community partners initiative brought together community members and the university to come up with ways to help north baltimore continue thriving. >>> well, in an effort to improve schools administrators talked to those people attending them. baltimore county school superintendent went to the students to ask for their suggestions. dr. dallas dance held a town hall meeting with about 60 county high school students. they got a chance to ask their superintendent direct questions. >> we want to get our kids the opportunity to actually say this is my life. what do i need to do in order to accomplish the plan? if that plan is not in place, nothing is going to happen. it's a little late in high school but at the same time this was the
of milk for doubling. if there were no actions we could have seen milk at $7 a gallon. >>> hilary clinton won't be returning to week, hospitalized with a blood clot. the clot was discovered by doctors during a follow up exam and she was taken to a hospital to be monitored. >>> violence in the glen burnie tavern that has a history of problems. police say a 31 year-old man was killed sunday nite. sherrie johnson has reaction from neighbors in the area, and from what we understand the people are not happy at all. >> that's right. neighbors are very concerned about the latest shooting. it not first shooting or the second, there have been three shooting at the tavern in three years. police are still look for the suspect in the latest shooting. it happened sunday before 5:30, police say 31-year-old jones was shot outside of the bar and died at a local hospital. the suspect drove off. an ak 47 was used in one of the shootings. neighboring businesses say they are sick of constant drug activity. >> some of our customers, scared to come in. i like to see the place close down. >> the owner went bef
on this special edition of "fight night." >> what an outstanding evening of boxing action. and it closed out with the much anticipated rematch between adamek and cunningham. for chris mannix, freddie roach, b.j. flores, our entire staff, i'm kenny rice. thanks for watching. so long and happy holidays from bethlehem, pennsylvania. >> it is you are watching wbal- tv 11. this is 11 news m 6:00. >> our big story tonight is the high wind. it looks like it will take a while for things to die down. lowell, how is it looking? >> not bad. it was worse earlier today. the wind has died down and will continue to do so if through the evening. we saw wind gusts up to 45 miles an hour in some spots. downtown baltimore, 24 miles an hour. out west, it is still 21 miles an hour. they had 10 inches of snow in western maryland. ocean city had 21 miles per hour as well. current conditions at the airport, 37 degrees. the sustained wind is around 8 miles an hour of the west. a lot of folks are talking about a white christmas. we could have a flurry christmas. i will explain, coming up. >> we will check back with l
about the need for meaningful action, saying that it is necessary regardless of the politics. he didn't go into any details today. i expect that in the coming days and weeks we will learn a little more about what specifically he meant by meaningful action. i can tell you the last time he really talked about gun control and this type of issue were in the days after that horrific shooting in aurora, colorado. the president delivering a speech to the urban league. i'm just going to read you a little portion of that speech, chris, because it fleshz out i think some of what was behind his words today. the president saying he believes in the second amendment but "i also believe that a lot of gun owners would agree that ak-47s belong in the hands of soldiers, not in the hands of criminals, that they belong on the battlefield of war and not on the streets of our cities. i believe the majority of gun owners would agree that we should do everything possible to prevent criminals and fugitives from purchasing weapons, that we should check someone's criminal record before they can check out a gun
entitled "amtrak management systemic problems require actions to improve efficiency effectiveness, accountability" that was the name of the report, i was asked by then ranking member oberstar to serve as the lead democrat on the special working group convened by this committee to evaluate that report's findings and make recommendations on subsequent action. certainly amtrak was facing challenges at that time, but among other observations, the democratic members of the working group noted in our view that amtrak, quote, faces difficulties in implementing long range strategic plans because of great uncertainty regarding its federal funding each year, end of quote. during that era, amtrak faced repeated proposals to cut or eliminate the federal funding provided to it. obviously that made it difficult for amtrak's leadership to focus solely on operating the company or on developing long-term goals and performance benchmarks. we hear a lot in the congress about uncertainty. so subsequently, under chairman oberstar's leadership, congress enacted the passenger rail investment improvement
with no intervening action or debate on calendar number number 830 and 832 in that order. that the motion to proceed be considered made and laid on the table with no intervening action or debate and there would be no further motions in order. and any statements related to this matter be printed in the are appropriate place as if given and the president be immediately notified of the senate's action and the senate then resume legislative session. the presiding officer: is there objection? without objection, so ordered. mr. reid: i ask unanimous consent the senate proceed to a period of morning business until 1:45 p.m. today with senators permitted to speak up to ten minutes each. further that senator snowe be recognized at 1:00 p.m. for -- why don't we -- yeah, 1:00 p.m. for up to 45 minutes. finally at 1:45 p.m. the senate proceed to executive session as provided under the previous order. madam president, if you would rule on that. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. reid: madam president, we hope that after the first vote this afternoon that we'll be in a position to enter an order that w
. do not reveal your behavior if you want to be anonymous. >> toyota is saddling a class action lawsuit. lawmakers gear up to tackle the fiscal cliff on capitol hill. >> the fiscal cliff deadline is inching closer. the aviation industry is not worried. they say they will not face immediate destruction. the defense industry urging congress to shift its attention from the cuts than to fighting over taxes. if the cuts take effect, many jobs would be lost. starbucks taking a stand on the cliff. asking customers to write "come together" on cups. toyota will take a $1.1 billion charge to settle a lawsuit that has to do with more than 10 million vehicles because of unintended acceleration. good news for the housing market. homes i use will rise as much as 2.5% nationwide. they expect 2013 to be a seller's market. the best places to buy include cleveland and philadelphia. i'm ellen braitman with the bloomberg business report. >> 5:22. support pours into newtown, connecticut. a memorial that includes every gift and a letter. don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of
those low beans and drive with an extra amount of cause of action. there's a stalled boundary over the area. tremendous amount of cloud cover. with an extra amount of cause of action. there's a stalledboundary over the area. tremendous amount of cloud cover. . >> with that set up, we'll have the fog through just about the morning commute tomorrow. lessthan a third of a mile of visibility in the immediate baltimore community. under twomiles almost everywhere else. the bay bridge will be tough to see on too. very light breeze, not enough to mix that fog out. the temperatures are in the mid- 40s. we are going to keep the fog in the set up overnight for the wake up. moresignificant rain toward daybreak tomorrow and that will eventually clear the sky and allow us to see a little better tomorrow. here's the rain in the west that will arrive early tomorrow mod morning. you seesee some showers in the morning. a chill llier scenario tomorrow night and then the sun comes back wednesday before we get a new system in here thursday. temperatures now, again we're right on that boundary so we're
for action, we the people platform became the most popular cause ever championed on the website. at last check it had 163,000 signatures. here in d.c., dozens of parents, teachers and veterans marched on the national rifle association's headquarters calling on the group to curtail its lobbying efforts. from capitol hill one virginia congressman says the shooting was enough to make him remember think his position on guns -- rethink his position on guns. >> i absolutely believe that americans have a right to reasonable gun ownership, but i also know after this enormous tragedy coming not that long after the tragedy at virginia tech, when my daughters asked me friday night, dad, you're in the senate. why can't we put reasonable restrictions on assault weapons or these rapid fire ammunition clips? i didn't have a good enough answer for them. so i, even as an nra a-rated member believe enough is enough. >> senator warner says as the funerals begin today is not the day to present a specific plan but he hopes in the coming weeks democrats and republicans can come together for a frank conversati
the actions of two of its djs. they played a hoax. >> i think it's a terrible shame, catastrophe that she felt she to do something so tragically glad she transferred a prank call from the radio host to another nurse treating the duchess of cambridge for morning sickness. that nurse gave a detailed report to the d. j.s. >> they may have done it as a prank but they didn't think of the consequences afterwards. >> the hosts took down their twitter accounts and agreed to suspend their show indefinitely. their boss says the djs are shocked. >> their primary concern is for the family of nurse saldona. this is a tragic event that could not have been reasonably foreseen. >> her family is mourning her loss. >> . >> her sister-in-law broke down describing the mother of two as a good natured beautiful woman. >> and london police say her death is not suspicious, but they will not confirm how she died until an autopsy is completed. hospital officials say she was not reprimanded for transferring that phone call. >>> back here to baltimore city, police are asking for
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to a hospital for an emergency evaluation. they saythis is a classic situation, see something, take action. we'retrying to get more information and we'll bring it to you as soon as we get it. >> now, continuing our coverage tonight of that mass shooting at sandy hook elementary, can he can hehave -- definitely another somber day as parents continued to lay their children to rest. >> a church held back to back funerals for two students. other students headed back to school for the first time since friday. for sandy hookelementary students, they are going to start classes next month. it's still undecided if sandy hook elementary will ever reopen. >> in a briefing with reporter, governor martin o'malley said he's looking to introducing some gun legislation regarding accessibility of semiautomatic weapons, school safe the, and the amount of rounds in a clip. >> we have saved some lives with these measures, by some measures, bus loads of lives from those we have spared from a violent death but clearly there's more than -- that we can do. >> there are currently 45 different types of assault we
tonight makes 29 recommendations to improve embassy security, but found no cause for disciplinary action. the independent panel also determined terrorists were behind the attack, not protesters outside the building, as initially reported. >>> bound, blind folded and threatened to be killed. a network journalist is freed after a five-day ordeal in syria. he was captured after crossing into northwest syria from turkey. their escort was killed and he was load nood a container -- loaded into a container truck. during an ensuing fire fight engel and his crew escaped unharmed. no ransom demands were made. >>> police are still trying to determine the motive behind the connecticut school shooting. but detectives say the 20-year-old shooter may have been mentally ill and he may not have gotten the help he needed. now a call to improve the count's mental health treatment. we talk to a local expert as to what can be done to avoid more tragedies. >> reporter: it's been widely reporter adam lanza suffered some kind of personality disorder but it's unclear if his family ever tried to get him help to p
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meeting. saying that the hour for immediate action here is now. >> a high-stakes meeting at the white house. the president sat down with house speaker john boehner and other congressional leaders in hopes of cutting a last-minute deal. >> we have a constructive meeting today. . reid and senator mcconnell are discussing a potential agreement were making get a bipartisan bill out of the senate, into the house, at a timely fashion so we can meet the december 31 deadline. >> we will be working hard to see if we can get there in the next 24 hours. i'm optimistic. >> senate leaders are hoping to come back with a proposal as early as sunday. >> whatever become up with, it will be imperfect. some people will not like it, some will like it less but that is where we are. >> the president says if an agreement is not reached by the deadline, he will urge the senate -- senate majority leader to hold a vote on a basic patches -- a thick package that makes sure taxes do not increase on middle income and lower income americans. >> the house will hold a rare sunday session this weekend. votes are sche
action increases, so do gun sales. then sales have spiked across the nation as people are buying guns that are now legal but may not be if new legislation passes. maryland is no exception. there were 7200 applications in november, but following the shooting, those numbers do to be spiking. >> we do not have part numbers for december but we believe we are looking at over 8200 purchase applications. >> in 2011, more than 46,000 purchase applications were processed. by the end of the year, police protect 62,000 will be handled. a man remains in a coma after being beaten at a home in west baltimore. authorities found steven pearson beaten unconscious on mcculloh street. he had gone to give an estimate on some contract work when he went missing. >> all i know is that they rob him. it is wrong what they did. i hear about this stuff on the news but i never thought it would come to my family, during the holiday season. >> pearson remains in serious but stable condition and the search for a suspect continues. anyone with information is asked to call a city police. baltimore police have made an
: school leaders sprang into action launching a thorough review of security at all baltimore schools. in light of what happened in newtown, school superintendent says those changes will make schools safer. >> we have changed our focus to make sure that it's all being proactive. it's great to have protocols in place to react, but you have to do something on the front end. >> reporter: increased police presence. police provided extra patrols around the schools monday because school leaders know what happened in newtown. >> it could happen anywhere. >> reporter: she says all of her schools held faculty meetings to review emergency plans in each building and to discuss the safety measures in place for monitoring visitors. >> we train monthly to rehearse the security plans and that should this unlikely event, this unnatural type of disaster that staff could respond the way they did in connecticut. >> reporter: most brought in counselors to help students still struggling to cope with what happened in connecticut. >> only some schools in baltimore and howard counties have security buzzers a
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is for some shower action. back in the mix early next week. so you see the setup temperature wise. it's going to be mild and for a few days and colder into early next week. so it's back and forth. we've been talking about this roller coaster. that's exactly what we're seeing. >> tomorrow a changing day. we could see some showers, the chill of today adds some rain. things improve saturday. >> all right. jamie? >> getting great weather over in britain. a collective sigh of release could be heard across britain as the duchess got out of the hospital. the royal mother to be is suffering from a rare morning sickness. as t.j. winick tells us, while kate is improving, she may face more difficulty ahead. >> reporter: after three days and three night in -- nights in the hospital, the duchess of cambridge finally departed from the london facility with william waving and smiling to well wishers. william and kate issued a statement thanking the staff for the treatment the duchess received. kate, less than three weeks pregnant, will trito recuperate at home. the most difficult cases, some mores face sympt
's deskity -- great specificity if they failed to take the action they were about to do. the public reaction was harshly negative. the notion of the government of the united states bailing out a large private insurance company created controversy and criticism for almost every corner. ultimately, the rescue of that company cost $180 billion. a staggering sum. but you know what? we've just learned this week that the taxpayers will make money on the deal. yes, it cost us $180 billion. but the taxpayers are going to make $22 billion on the transaction. and if we hadn't done it, we would have risked going into a depression. so when people say there's no role for government or it should just be a limited, shrunken role, really? would we have wanted to stand by and risk this country going into another great depression? let's recall what that was like. more than 20% of the people in this country out of work. i know my open grandfather -- own grandfather who refused to take bankruptcy owned stock in the local bank. in those days you had unlimited liability. if you owned stock in a bank. so when ther
to discuss the issue. he joins a chorus of state and federal leaders demanding action. lowell melser joins us with more. >> the police and really began yesterday -- the pleas really began yester day in towson. you had county executives asking for a closer look at the state gun laws. >> gun violence is a public health epidemic. >> the baltimore county police chief who also chairs the national law enforcement partnership to prevent gun violence highlights what many are feeling around the state after the shootings in newtown, conn., and now the same elected officials are calling for new gun control laws. >> we must take immediate action to pursue reasonable gun safety legislation, not only in our state, but in our nation. >> over in howard county, they have formed a task force to look of school safety and mental health. also the current gun laws. >> hopefully, we can agree that there ought to be basic steps that can be taken to ensure that people are responsible in owning a weapon and take a look at what kind of weapons are appropriate to be on the street. >> senator barbara mikulski has called
plemgd action to pre- - pledged action to prevent action to prevent more tragedies like this and pro gun senators are saying they are open to discussing changes to gun laws. majority leader hairy reid says congress will -- harry reid says congress will conduct meaningful discussion on gun laws and a grass roots organization will send a delegation to dc they are calling for better gun control to prevent a similar tragedy from happening in another community. hundreds of people marched from capitol hill to the national rifle association dc's office. new york city mayor michael bloomberg joined victims of gun violence to address the issue of how easy it is to get access to guns. even some long time supporters of gun rights like west virginia senator joe manchonin says it's time to talk about regulating guns. he says he is opening to discussing restrictions of assault weapons like those used in newtown shooting. >> i don't know anyone in the sporting or hunting arena that goes out with a assault rifle and i doesn't know anyone who needs 30 rounds in a clip to go hunting. >> reporter: they hea
in for hearing and what action might be taken. >> he is charged with first- degree murder and assault what had gone while committing a felony. -- with a hand gun while committing a felony. >> authorities have identified the victim of a deadly sunday morning shooting in southwest baltimore. michael robinson, jr. was hit several times. no word on a suspect or motive. an arrest has been made in a double deadly shooting in west baltimore. a man was shot and killed after an altercation outside a nightclub. in 18-year-old was also killed. >> police have made two arrests in the assault of a bus driver. the suspects assaulted a bus driver while riding the 39 around 5:00 p.m. late friday afternoon. they had been taken into custody on multiple charges including first and second-degree assault and the use of a dangerous weapon with intent to injure. >> be kavulla driving. visibility is under a quarter mile. -- be careful driving. howard and anne arundel county and the central eastern shore, those locations have the dense fog and it will be with us through the evening. you can see that cool and moist air.
thing that stood out about his comments, chris, he talked about the need for meaningful action, saying it is necessary regardless of the politics. he didn't go into details today. i expect during the coming days and weeks, we will learn a little bit more about what he meant specifically about meaningful action. the last time he talked about gun control and this type of issue were in the days after that horrible shooting in aur a aurora, colorado. i'm going to read you a little portion of that speech because it fleshes out what was behind his words today. the president saying he believes in the second amendment. but i also believe that a lot of gun owners would agree that a.k. 47s belong in the hands of soldiers, not in the hands of criminals. that they belong on the battlefield of war. i believe the majority of gun owners would believe that we should do everything possible. that a mentally unbalanced individual should not be able to get his hands on a gun so easily. so those are some of the policy issues, i think, that are behind those words that he made today. and, again, we expect t
says action is needed. "ere's the store in "usa today -- and the headline of the "washington times" -- mayor michael bloomberg of new york was on meet the press yesterday. here's his perspective on whether the congress and the president should act. [video clip] >> if you stop people who have psychiatric problems, who have criminal records, substance abuse problems, if you stop every one of them from buying a gun, i cannot promise this articular event would not have taken place, but this particular event is just one of a series that happens again and again. a big chunk of those would have [indiscernible]. it's like saying there's no reason to have speed limits. if congress were to act, if congress were not so afraid of the nra, if they were to stand up and do what's right for the american public, we would all be a lot better off. host: mayor michael bloomberg yesterday. our question for you is whether gun laws should change? the wall street journal as the deadline-- -- headline -- now allison from trenton on our independent line. caller: 1 question to be answered is whether or not a
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. we will talk about the actions of the teachers. we will get into discussion about gun-control. that always seems to come up after situations like this. we would like for you to get involved in the conversation. the numbers are on the screen. we want to hear from teachers and people who work in the classrooms, principals and vice principals, people connected with education to find your thoughts on what happened yesterday. the actions of the teachers. how safe are in america's schools and america's schoolchildren. this is how the story is being played this morning on the front page of the "new york daily news." this is the way it is being reported this morning in "the wall street journal." the president talked about the shootings at the elementary school calling it a hate crime and vowing to press for meaningful actions to prevent more incidents. our first call for the morning comes from new york on the line for independence. a teacher. good morning. caller: good morning. yes, i was a substitute teacher actually up an east strasbourg it. i can tell you that the respect a
of the action will be down to the south. future trend in to wednesday, things looking good. we will cool down. it's 43 in town today. upper 30s rs news, weather, and sports and west of the beltway -- north and west of the beltway. midnight 35. thursday 34 degrees. look at the overnight les in the to the teens to 21 degrees. next weekend, 30s, going to 41 degrees. >>> good morning. we have a crash in baltimore county, middle river along the eastbound lanes of route 43, eastern boulevard. if you are using 95, all lanes are clear. no problems traveling from white marsh to downtown baltimore. the stretch will take you 16 minutes. everything will remain nice and clear on the beltway. live look in parkville, harford road. traffic moving along, no problems getting up to towson, new year's eve traffic nice and calm on the northwest corner of the beltway. no problems traveling down to route 40. >>> paul mccartney said all you need is love. after 70 years, they are saying the same thing. tied the knot in 1942. fife children and a numb of grand children later, lela remembers the night when mr. right pop
, scammers are taking action. >> it's the best time o of year because we are expecting packages. >> and angie with the better business bureau says your expectations put you at risk. scammers know you're waiting so they'll try to trick you. they'll send a text or e-mail o saying your packages can't be delivered. . >> it will l prompt you to click on a link and you'll down load an invoice or shipping label. >> but clicking could release a troi trojan tro akriers that collects your information and puts you at risk for identity theft. >> another scam involves e- mails about packages that are ready to drop. they tell you you need to get them now or it will cost you. >> since a sense of urgency is created, they're going to charge you a phi fee every day. >> that scam asks tow click on links. instead just lovers. ifyou're not being taken to a legit site like fedex or ups, don't click. > . >> and if you have still presents to buy on line, there is still time left. today hasbeen free shipping day. you'regetting down to the wire. aftertoday you can buy presents on the internet but
in pain with some turning to action. this march in washington calling for stricter gun control measures. president obama said sunday at a memorial service that he planned to take executive action. >> are we prepared to say such violence visited on our children year after year after year to sell out the price of our freedom? >> reporter: hoping to provide comfort, owners of therapy dogs are wandering around town with animals and they're being approached by children and adults a like. jennifer davis, fox news. >>> schools across the country and here in our area had counselors and extra police perhaps as students return to class today. they hoping the added security might ease the anxiety by students and parents. >> reporter: first graders at district heights lamar start the morning discussing a story like any other day. then, something different. >> at this time, we're going have a moment of silence. >> reporter: silence to remember school kids just like themselves who never made it out of sandy hook elementary on december 14th. it's a tough day for parents and staff. >> a moment of silen
. be sure to stay tuned for wjz peschel's post -- special postgame coverage. other action from today's game. >> the low lights would be a loss. >> yes, to say the least. >> and the highlight would be the rain. >> no highlights as far as weather is concerned. you'll need to dress address in the purple slippers for today. fortunately, much of the rain is from our metro area in central maryland right on to our north, to our east, into our west. heading south towards dc, heading toward landover, you may just be on the edge of where the rain may be a factor. however, you have to prepare for it, because it is out there. you don't want to be dressed for sunshine if things are coming down. right now we are looking at showers toward today. we will stay cool. the rain makes it feel chilly. so we will call it cool with showers. 1:00, fedex field. what we are dealing with here are the showers in the area really extending all the way across the top tier from the mid-portion from annapolis to the north. we start to head down toward dc. you get to
and our entire economy but the hour for immediate action is here. it is now. we're at the point in four days every american's tax rates are scheduled to go up by law. every american's paycheck will get considerably smaller. and that would be the wrong thing to do for our economy. it would be bad for middle class families and it would be bad for businesses that depend on family spending. fortunately, congress can prevent it from happening, if they act right now. i just will a good and constructive discussion about how to prevent this tax hike on the middle class. i'm optimistic we may be able to reach pan agreement that will pass both houses in time. senators reid and mcchon nell are work -- mcconnell are working on such an agreement as we speak. but if an agreement isn't reached in time between senator reid and senator mcconnell, then i will urge senator reid to bring to the floor a blase sick package for an up or down vote, one that protects the middle class from an income tax high, extends the vital lifeline of pun insured been fits and a plan for an economic growth and deficit reduct
rang out at perry hall high the first day of school leaders sprung into action creating a new security office. in light of what happened in newtown, school superintendent dr. dallas dance says those changes are making schools saefer. dr -- safer. >> we have changed our focus to make sure it's proactive. it's great to have protocols in class. >> increased police presence. police provide ed d extra patrol because leaders know what happened in connecticut. >> it could happen anywhere. >> re ne fuse says all of her schools held faculty meetings monday morning to review emergency plans in each building and to discuss the safety measures in place for monitoring visitors. >> our schools and staff train monthly to make sure we are rehearsed on the security plans and should this unlikely event occur that staff would respond much the same way they did in connecticut. >> most area schools brought in counselors to help students struggling to cope with happened in connecticut. >> the building. now they are looking to install the system at all schools. >> stay with wjz for complete coverage of the
action did work to get outside. he walks to the end zone for the touchdown. ravens have the 14-13 lead. tucker has not done this much this year. only his third miss of the season. it was a big point in the game. the ravens are trailing by two. the ravens of 23-17. they will face the indianapolis colts next weekend in baltimore. >> we're looking forward to playing them. they are a very good team. they have a great young quarterback. they won today. you can tell what they are all about. they are a very good football team. >> we just do not know when. the ravens will host the colts' next weekend. they are 0-2 lifetime against the colts. the colts to they have nothing at stake. they hosted the texans. return since treatment for leukemia. third quarter of the metal for houston. strong offers his traditional tv bow. up the middle. he does not have to do much. just run fast and straight. he goes 101 yards untouched. 21-16. indiana in front. the fourth quarter, andrew lo uck. there he goes, 70 years. the colts won 28-17. 11-0 against the texans in indianapolis. houston may fall to the three-c.
and they are taking appropriate disciplinary action. but still, there are many questions here about what happened. many questions from parents and also from the school community. administrators at robinson secondary which is a middle school and high school combined together say they were the ones who found the gun in the student's locker. investigators say there was an. anything magazine in the weapon but they didn't release any other details about what led school officials spot locker. a letter was e-mailed to parents by the school. it refers to not a student or students involved saying the suspects with an s have been identified and questioned. parents have been notified using e-mail alerts but it doesn't sound like many of the students were told about what was going on until they got home. some parents did feel the school took appropriate action. >> i have a seventh grader who didn't know what had happened. my tenth grader had heard but it was dealt with so quickly that i think the kids felt very safe. >> reporter: again, the letter that the school sent to parents also says we will continue to
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. an impact that gets people to take action themselves. as a human being, that's really important. this is not just a spectator sport. (woman) i don't really know i suppose i probably should. (man) its quite successful with parties, and it's sociable. (woman)it just seems that people who want to take it, take it. >> the fumigation program has not stopped. and, they're now moving towards manual eradication, which, in many ways is as problematic, if not more so, than aerial fumigation. to see peasant farmers being held back at gun point by the national police, or other military while a team of a several dozen men, will come through, and basically tear up their coca field. and so in the course of twenty minutes, their entire source of food security is destroyed. >> we never got with why these peasant farmers continue to grow these crops year after year, and that has much more to be with historical abandon by the state, lack of economical activities, lack of export infrastructure, getting crops to markets, that sort of thing and we responded, basically with a big stick approach wh
esteban quote show nod signs of remorse and that her actions were oh, just without remorse. >> at the least we don't have to deal with this part another 20 years. >> a judge sentencedj6o gisele esteban to 25 years to life for the murder of michelle le then, dumping body in pleasanton calling her actions cold blooded and premeditated. >> we felt she meltfelt no remorse, just stared at our family with a blank stair. >> michelle's brother broke down as he talked about his sister, plans for her life, and how she wanted to follow in their late mother's footsteps to become a nurse. those dreams ended the day the 26-year-old went missing from a parking garage in hayward. the le family's worst fears confirmed when, after weeks of searching her decomposed body was found in a remote area. today, the family is trying to heal, hoping words will be remembered many years from now in 2029 when the killer could be up for parole. >> we justdrt@z want to know how unique the case was. to give a face to this case. >> gisele esteban brother and sister left the courtroom without talking. ment ju
exercise in its new decisive action training environment that emphasizes combined arms maneuver against a combination of irregular and neither fear conventional opponents. the second element of our defense strategy is to maintain our force projection where we need it. in the middle east and in the asia-pacific region. the asia-pacific region is obviously an area of growing importance for our economy and our security. in the middle east, obviously represents continuing threats to our security as well. even after the withdrawal of troops from iraq, we have maintained a substantial military presence in the middle east in order to deter aggression, respond to crisis, ensure regional stability in the face of historic unrest, and the continuing threats from iran. last week i visited some of our troops based in kuwait, part of a robust gulf posture that includes roughly 50,000 troops, dozens of ships, fighters, bombers, advanced intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms. we are partnering closely with the gulf states to boost their capacity in critical areas such as missile defen
ticket master. >>> get ready for some round- the-clock gaming action at maryland live casino. starting tomorrow customers will be able to enjoy nonstop action 24 hours a day, seven days a week. the casino doors will open at 8:00 a.m. >>> visitors heading to d.c. for the president's second inauguration will not have too many problems when finding a place to stay. about 800,000 people are expected to show up for the january 21st inauguration. city officials say hotels are filling up more slowly this time around. they say rooms are still available and prices are slightly below where they were four years ago. >>> retail sales in the united states were the weakest this year, this according to a newly- released report. bad weather and concerns over the economy disrupted this year's shopping season. last minute discounts weren't even enough to get people into the stores. >>> a number of you will be heading back out to the malls this morning, not just to shop, but return some of those gifts and take advantage of some great bargains. retailers are expected to offer even steeper discounts tha
or everybody's taxes are going up. >>> you need to get ready for some round-the-clock gaming action at maryland live casino. beginning tomorrow customers will be able to enjoy nonstop action 24/7, 365. casino doors will swing open and remain open beginning at 8:00 a.m. tomorrow. >>> you want to see the raven's wildcard playoff game? tickets are available, but there are not a lot of them. a few thousand tickets will be available for public sale beginning this friday at 10:00 a.m. the ravens will play january 5th or 6th. you can get tickets through ticket master. >>> today is the first day of quawns a. it's a celebration of community, family and culture. the weeklong festivities end with a feast and exchange of gifts. unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, economics, creativity and earth. >>> well, from christmas sales to christmas music 24/7, it is easy to forget that a lot of people don't celebrate the holiday. jewish volunteers in park heights may not observe christmas, but they were definitely full of holiday spirit. it was a midst a day at the jewish community cente
neighborhood. >>> why ford is facing a class-action lawsuit tonight over some of is hybrid cars. >>> i'm jackie bensen in southeast washington. this car fleeing from police >>> california police continued their search today for a man who jumped out of a stolen car during a high-speed chase the it happened in norwalk. this shows a police cruiser ramming the car right before it stops. two women were taken into custody at the scene. the man is still on the run after police searched the local neighborhood. >>> ford is facing a class-action lawsuit over some of is new hybrid cars. the lawsuit says the automaker fudged the capabilities for the 2013 c-max hybrid and fusion hybrid models. ford says both get 47 miles to the gallon, but a recent "consumer report" study said it's actually ten miles fewer. recently kia and hyundai had to also revise their numbers. >>> the prague zoo is attracting thousands of visitors. a baby gorilla was born there last sunday, the fourth born to the 19-year-old mother. zoo keepers are keeping their distance, so the sex is still unknown. for now, the mom and child are spen
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